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    Genetic Link Between Obesity And Depression Uncovered, Say Scientists

    London Sport
    Being overweight can cause depression, researchers say, with the effects thought to be largely psychological. While previous studies have found that people who are obese are more likely to have depression, it has been unclear whether that is down to depression driving weight changes or the reverse. Now, in the largest study of its kind, experts say having genetic variants linked to a high body mass index (BMI) can lead to depression, wi...
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    Get Set to Go Programme Evaluation Summary

    London Sport
    The National Institute for Health Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines state that physical activity should be one of the first interventions recommended by doctors for mild to moderate depression. Being physically active can reduce someone’s risk of depression by up to 30%. It can also reduce anxiety and stress, combat low mood and increase self-esteem. Being physically active is especially important for people with severe and long-lasting...